To Be Human

Album: Love + Fear (2019)
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  • The pagodas and the palaces dressed in gold leaf
    Hide the damages
    Spot the Geisha as she balances
    Life's a cakewalk, full of challenges

    Go to Russia, see the Red Square
    Lenin's body lying dead there
    From Kyoto, Hiroshima
    Watch the black cloud crawling nearer

    There were riots in America
    Just when things were getting better
    All the things I've done and seen
    Still, I don't know what life means

    All the people living in, living in the world today
    Reunited by our love, reunited by our pain (ooh)
    All the things that I've done and I've seen
    Still, I don't know, don't know what it means

    Fly to Athens, pass the Parthenon
    See the village where my father's from
    To Chicago, from Angola
    São Paulo to Verona

    And anywhere you go, you'll see (o-o-oh)
    People are just like you and me (o-o-o-o-o-o-oh)
    All the things I've done and seen
    Still, I don't know what life means

    All the people living in, living in the world today
    Reunited by our love, reunited by our pain (ooh)
    All the things that I've done and I've seen
    Still I don't know, don't know what it means
    To be human
    (Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, oh)
    Still, I don't know, don't know what it means
    To be human, a real human being

    I like to think about how we all look from afar
    People driving fancy cars look like beetles to the stars
    The missiles and the bombs sound like symphonies gone wrong
    And if there is a God, they'll know why it's so hard

    To be human
    (Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, oh)
    To be human
    Still, I don't know, don't know what it means
    To be human, a real human being

    To be human, I want direction
    I wanna feel human again
    To be human, lost my direction
    I wanna feel human again
    To be human, to be human
    To be human, to be human Writer/s: Marina Lambrini Diamandis
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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